Agence France-PresseAugust 5, 2013 08:05
A US military helicopter crashed in Japan's southern island chain of Okinawa on Monday, with one crew member taken to hospital, Japanese police and officials said.
The HH-60 helicopter had four personnel on board, with three confirmed to be safe, a Japanese defence ministry official said. The fourth crew member was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.
"The helicopter crashed in Camp Hansen," he said, referring to a US Marine base.
"Three crew members were confirmed safe, but the status of the fourth is not known."